What is a .SNT File And How To Open It – Microsoft

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Have you came across a file with the .snt extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .snt file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SNT file?

The .SNT file extension comes from Sticky Notes File. The development of this file was done by Microsoft. The format of this file is binary, and it is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .snt file on 1 platform.

How to open a .SNT file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .SNT file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .SNT file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .snt file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Sticky Notes software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SNT file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Microsoft Sticky Notes software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .SNT file?

If you are still unable to open the .SNT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SNT file.snx – Pi Innovo, .snz – Google, .so – Shared Library, .so.0 – Unix Shared Library File, .so-abi – AbiSource. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .SNT file with the Microsoft Sticky Notes program on Windows.